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Re: filmscanners: Medium format in a 35mm scanner?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Asael" <Asael@DigitalPhotographicArt.com>
To: <filmscanners@halftone.co.uk>
Sent: Friday, May 04, 2001 5:16 AM
Subject: Re: filmscanners: Medium format in a 35mm scanner?

> It can be done with the HP Photosmart scanner by not closing the lid all
> way and feeding the MF film via the partially open lid. However, matching
> the two strips is a lot of work since they may (read "will") feed-in at
> different angle.
> Asael

Photovista is absolutely amazing at stitching images. Yet to see a single
join and it even works well on old PC's. Last year I stitched 4x50MB scans
with it on an AMD K6 233 with 64MB of memory. I left it expecting it to take
almost forever, but accidently noticed it had finished 15 minutes later.

The 2 downsides are that it only stitches horizontally (but you can rotate
images to stitch in both directions), the other is perhaps more of a problem
is you  have to output JPEGs. Ultimately I have tried about half a  dozen
stitching programs, some are very poor, others work well most of the time,
but for me only PV seemed work everytime.

Try it free here:




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